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calling for programs monitoring our allies to stop. that while new complaints allege the nsa tapped private citizens. nbc's tracie potts is in washington for us. tracie, good morning to you. here's a hearing on capitol hill today. what might we learn? >> reporter: well, the hearing is going to solve some of the top administration officials on intelligence. the director of national intelligence, james clapper, the head of the nsa, the national security agency, general keith alexander and others who lawmakers want to ask, how extensive are these surveillance programs? why are they necessary? and particularly as we've learned of late, why are we tapping cell phones and other conversations of our allies, of world leaders like angela merkel, the german chancellor. the germans are really upset about this. they're calling for an investigation. even some democrats are saying it's over the top to tap cell phones of our allies like senator dianne feinstein. her senate intelligence committee may also be looking into this. in a statement, she said "with respect to nsa collection of intelligence
knew of eves dropping on world leaders including merkel. the president said he was unaware of nsa actions but the wall street journal says those have stopped. >> the capability of the united states government on a broad basis to collect intelligence is important to the united states, saving lives et cetera is nothing new. >> i think the president should stop apologizing, stop being defensive. the reality is ns oorks has saved thousands of lives in the united states, france, germany and throughout europe. >> we're not doing this for the fun of it. this is to gather valuable intelligence to help us and europeans. >> mourners still moorn the death of the teacher. teachers and friends made the truck to pay respects. the 24-year-old left an impression on everyone she met. one friend said every opportunity she had to make the world better she embraced it. she was slashed to death by a box cutter by a 14-year-old student. the teen is charged as an adult. >>> tributes were lou reed the legendary rocker pour in. >> i really care a lot although i look like i do not. >> reed died sunday afte
. >>> remember the movie "casablanca"? the leader of nsa intelligence likens the wire tapping controversy to theilm. >>> say it ain't so. a wine shortage is predicted for our future. >>> only minor injuries from this crash. >>> a woman plans to give overweight children letters, not candy, on halloween. >>> and the triple dog dare that had us asking if your tongue would stick to a pole in freezing temps. a monument for "a christmas story." >>> this is "early today" for wednesday, october 30. >>> good morning. obama care will be on the spot light again today on capitol hill. hearings tuesday were filled with hated exchanges. for the first time the administration issued a direct apology for the problem-plagued healthcare.gov website. tracie potts joins us with the latest. just a matter of hours before they get moving again. >> reporter: exactly. today you will hear from kathleen sebelius, the head of health and human services. her department is in charge of the site. s this is her eight-page opening statement to congress today where republicans will likely grill her not the only about the fa
information about the nsa, and by september, it was down to 45% amid his indecision on syria, now at 42. but what's also knew, people don't like the president as much as they used to. his personal likability rating had been holding up. but now, his positive rating is upside down at 41%, considering his negative rating at 45%. people in this country don't think the health care law, obama care, is a good idea. in our poll, 47% to 37% think it's a bad idea. finally, the republican party, they're not too popular either. 22% of americans feel positively about the party, richard. >> well, we know, tracie, who does have a high approval rating in washington, d.c., tracie pots! 100% here. that's right, bill and myself, we think you're number one. thank you. >> reporter: sure. >>> removal of chemical weapons in syria. they have destroyed all necessary ingredients. this come as day before the imposed deadline by national regulators. it means country no longer has the ability to make new weapons. syrian officials have not started getting rid of existing stockpiles. the country is believed to have 1
. this is "early today." it's your first stop of the day on nbc. >>> the news in "the washington post" amid nsa spying revelations, tech leaders are calling for new restraints on agency. mounting revelations they are driving a renewed push for significant legislative action from an industry that has long tried to stay above the fray in washington. >>> and in the u.k. "guardian" chinese officials and new photoshop fail. politicians apologize for releasing the doctored photo that shows their concern for the elderly. it shows an eerie floating head and torso looming over a doll sized woman. >>> some stories you might have missed. just six people were able to sign up on healthcare.gov's site the first day. the documents show by the end of the next day only 248 people completed enrollment on the federal health care website. >>> federal investigators will now probe the strange death of a georgia teen. kendrick johnson was found dead rolled up in a gym mat on january 11th. police say it was a freak accident. johnson's parents believe their son was murdered. the u.s. attorney says it's his objective to
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